Tag: English

  • I’m watching the Community Forum – Conversations Today Shaping Our Tomorrow

    I’m not at RID 2013 in person, but I’m watching the Community Forum – Conversations Today Shaping Our Tomorrow live streaming at http://rid.org/content/index.cfm/AID/266. I’m live tweeting with others who are there and watching it streaming as well. Watching Community Forum – Conversations Today Shaping Our Tomorrow #RID2013 http://t.co/aSjidLFgs7 — Daniel Greene (@danielgreene) August 10, 2013 #RID2013 […]

  • Computerized interpretation of vague language for Web searches

    It’s great to see how people other than “interpreters” are implementing the “interpretation” of vague language for practical applications! Panos Alexopoulos, in his presentation Vagueness in Semantic Information Management, discusses how Internet engineers can design databases with search capabilities that can “interpret” what consumers mean when they say they are looking for, say, a “Big, modern restaurant.” […]

  • Slideshows of Interpreting Vague Language Workshop Series

    Slideshows of Interpreting Vague Language Workshop Series

    These are the slideshows from the series of three Interpreting Vague Language (VL) workshops I taught in July. I’m sharing these for people who are interested in vague language and how I teach  it. I recommend taking these three parts together as a Friday night, all day Saturday workshop. Please email me@danielgreene.com or call me […]

  • Just because you don’t get it doesn’t mean it’s vague

    “What about slang words and acronyms, aren’t they vague language?” Someone asked me this recently, and I wanted to say no right away, but I had to think about why. After thinking on it, I say no, slang words and acronyms are not vague language because they do not have inherently vague meanings; if anything, […]

  • Introductory vague language workshop for all interpreters, presented in English

    This Thursday evening, July 18th, from 6–9pm UTC -7, I will be presenting the first workshop of my three-part series on interpreting vague language. This training is appropriate for interpreters of all languages, and is presented in English. The second and third parts, held on Friday, July 19th from 9am-noon and 1–4pm respectively (UTC -7) […]